One distinct advantage of the Economic Analysis concentration is its focus on the development of strong analytical and quantitative skills. Students are well-trained in the application of economic theory and methods of statistical analysis.
The Economic Analysis concentration requirements are as follows:
|CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)|
|ECON||52050||Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization||3|
|Choose one from the following:||3|
|ECON||62072||Economics of Labor Markets* (3)|
|ECON||62180||Regional Economics* (3)|
|Choose from the following:||6|
|Economics Electives (3)|
|ECON||62092||Internship in Economics (3)|
|ECON||62199||Economics Thesis (6)|
*Students may be allowed to substitute an appropriate economics elective, subject to approval by the graduate coordinator in Economics.
Students who choose this concentration typically complete the program in three semesters (Fall-Spring-Fall).
A typical class schedule is as follows:
|Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization||3|
|Time Series Analysis||3|
|Economics of Labor Markets -OR- Regional Economics||3|
*Instead of economics electives, students may complete an Internship in Economics (3 credit hours) or a Thesis (6 credit hours).
ECON 52065 Problems of Monetary and Fiscal Policy
ECON 52068 Industrial Organization and Public Policy
ECON 52072 Economics of Labor Markets
ECON 52076 Economic Development
ECON 52081 Urban Economics
ECON 52086 Economics of Health Care
ECON 62061 Monetary Theory and Policy
ECON 62075 Theory of International Trade
ECON 62072 Economics of Labor Markets
ECON 62180 Regional Economics
ECON 62976 International Finance